Christopher Daniel Maddox, 43, and Russell Eugene Andreen, 23, both of Twin Falls face the most serious charges of felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver; Maddox also faces two more felony drug charges, while Andreen faces two other misdemeanor drug charges.
Sumor Myrene Handcock, 36, of Twin Falls and Teresa Bennet, 34, of Burley are each charged with one count of felony possession of a controlled substance.
Alan Mark Kosek, 22, of Buhl and T’Grae James LaVerne Dotson, 24, of Twin Falls are each charged with one misdemeanor count of frequenting a place where drugs are being used.
Twin Falls police responded to the Motel 6 on Blue Lakes Boulevard for a complaint about a large number of people coming in and out of a room there about 2:15 p.m. Monday, a police report said. Hotel staff told police the room was rented by Handcock, and police discovered that Handcock had a warrant for her arrest.
Three officers went to the room, arrested Handcock on her warrant and then searched the room, court documents said. The officers found several other people in the room, including three men hiding in the bathroom.
During the search police found a syringe in Maddox’s pocket, court records showed. Police also found a cell phone belonging to Maddox with several text messages in which Maddox was making arrangements to sell drugs.
A backpack belonging to Andreen held two used syringes, two digital scales, a glass pipe with drug residue, a bent spoon with drug residue and 60 clear, plastic baggies that were empty, court documents showed. The backpack also held two plastic baggies with methamphetamine and one plastic baggie with marijuana.
Officers also found methamphetamine in Bennett’s purse and bags of methamphetamine and pills lying on a bed, court records showed.
Kosek and Dotson are being held in Twin Falls County Jail in lieu of $500 bond, and pretrial conferences for both men are scheduled for January.
Maddox is being held in lieu of $15,000 bond, while the other three who were charged with felonies are being held in lieu of $5,000 bond; all four are scheduled for preliminary hearings Dec. 4.